Podcast: Reggae in the UK with promotor Rory Taylor

Podcast: Reggae in the UK with promotor Rory Taylor

Rory Taylor runs the Positive Vibration Festival, regular Reggae Socials at District and represents international reggae artists at home and abroad.  He is on a mission with Positive Vibration to bring reggae to a wider audience. Rory came to Liverpool to study law in 2003.  He is an intellectual property lawyer who is also passionate about […]

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 Podcast: Flock of Seagulls Mike Score

Podcast: Flock of Seagulls Mike Score

Mike Score is Lead Vocalist, Rhythm Guitarist and a founder member of the band, A Flock of Seagulls. The band was one of the most influential of the 1980’s and has shaped much of today’s electronic music. Mike was a hairdresser in Liverpool until in 1978, when he formed his first band. When this disbanded, […]

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 Bearded Theory Festival 2022

Bearded Theory Festival 2022

Urbanista has been huge fans of The Bearded Theory festival over the years, so it’s always exciting to see an invite slide in the mailbox. What makes this festival really cool it how much they cater for families whilst still putting on an amazing, well organised celebration of music. The award winning festival has come […]

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 Bastille share new track ahead of UK festival dates

Bastille share new track ahead of UK festival dates

Just as the weather begins to warm, Bastille have shared a contender for song of the summer with the release of new single, “Remind Me”. A breezy, sensual and yet deceptively contemplative slice of pop, “Remind Me” demonstrates Bastille’s unrivalled ability to craft infectious melodies and irresistible hooks. Built around sliding funk guitars and Dan […]

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 Podcast: The Viper Label with Paul Hemmings

Podcast: The Viper Label with Paul Hemmings

Paul Hemmings, co-founder of the amazing Viper Label is our guest in episode 9 of the Misadventures in Music podcast with Ian Prowse and Mick Ord. Paul, ex-Las’s and Lightning Seeds guitarist, co-founded the label in 1999 with another ex-La’s stalwart and solo artist in his own right, Mike Badger. The label specialises in vintage […]

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 PODCAST: Songs of War and Peace in Times of Trouble

PODCAST: Songs of War and Peace in Times of Trouble

Many political and military observers are calling the current war in Ukraine the most serious conflict that Europe has faced since World War Two, without for one moment demeaning the impact of other conflicts such as the wars in the former state of Yugoslavia 30 years ago. In episode 8 of Misadventures in Music Ian […]

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 Podcast: Malik Al Nasir

Podcast: Malik Al Nasir

When 18 year old Mark Watson met the American jazz musician and poet Gil Scott-Heron after a gig in Liverpool in 1984 little did he realise that the star was going to play such an important role in his life. Mark had just been released from 9 years in the care system and could barely […]

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 Podcast: One hand on the starry Plough

Podcast: One hand on the starry Plough

Ian Prowse and Mick Ord dedicate this new episode on Prowsey’s new album and up coming tour with Elvis Costello. Be the first to get a sample of some the tracks before the official release date on Feb. 11th. This is Ian’s 4th Solo Album since he released music with his bands Pele and Amsterdam […]

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 Podcast: Bloodhound Gangs Adam Perry

Podcast: Bloodhound Gangs Adam Perry

Adam Perry is a musician known as The Yin and plays drums in bands A and The bloodhound Gang. He has also collaborated with the likes of The Sugar babes, McFly and Cher through his songwriting and production team called ‘collective’. Mark speaks to Adam about his career thus far and some of his experiences […]

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 Podcast: Alan Hull’s Career with producer Ged Clarke

Podcast: Alan Hull’s Career with producer Ged Clarke

Ian Prowse and Mick Ord discuss the career of Lindisfarne musician Alan Hull with documentary producer Ged Clarke. The songwriter penned hits such as ‘Lady Eleanor’ and ‘Fog On The Tyne’ but relatively little is known about his work away from the North East. Ged joined the boys after the airing of his hugely popular […]

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